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B17 Class 4-6-0 Steam Locos

The Footballers

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Class B17: LNER 2852 "Darlington", later renumbered LNER 1652.  After nationalisation it became BR number 61652. The photograph was taken at Saunderton.
  
     
  Built by the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER)
Designed under the direction of Nigel Gresley (later to be Sir Nigel Gresley)
Introduced into traffic 1936
 
     

  
 
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Class B17: BR number 61661 "Sheffield Wednesday".  This loco was originally LNER number 2861.
  
 

       
 

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B17
LNER Doncaster Works
6' 8"
3 (17.5 x 26 ins)
180 lbs / sq in
24,865 lbs

 
       

 

         
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Some of the LNER B2 and B17 class 4-6-0s were named after football teams  
 

 
 

LNER
2830
2839
2848
2849
2850
2851
2852
2853
2854
2855
2856
2857
2860
2861
2862
2863
2864
2865
2866
2867
2868
2869
2872 

Old Number
1630
1639
1648
1649
1650
1651
1652
1653
1654
1655
1656
1657
1660
1661
1662
1663
1664
1665
1666
1667
1668
1669
1672

 
Tottenham Hotspur
Norwich City
Arsenal
Sheffield United
Grimsby Town
Derby County
Darlington
Huddersfield Town
Sunderland
Middlesbrough
Leeds United
Doncaster Rovers
Hull City
Sheffield Wednesday
Manchester United
Everton
Liverpool
Leicester City
Nottingham Forest
Bradford
Bradford City
Barnsley
West Ham United

 
       

 

     
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Diagram of LNER Class B17 4-6-0 Steam Locomotive 
 
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Class B17: BR number 61651 "Derby County" hauls a train of milk tanks tailed by a passenger brake van at Princess Risborough.  This loco was originally LNER number 2851.  
 

     
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